Webcomic Beacon Newscast: Comic News & Discussion for November 11th, 2012

Ian Samson (The Wotch), Sean Kleefeld (Kleefeld on Comics) and Typhon Blue (Genderratic) rejoin us in this week’s episode, as we look back at some of our favorite news stories!

Thom Revor heads the show this week; and thanks to all of our news team: Thom Revor, Dean Esmay, Marie Tary, Jason Strawsburg, and Eric Kimball.


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Discussed on this episode…

Pearls beyond Swine creator Stephan Pastis talks future of comics
Original Source: Indy Week

Pulitzer Prize winner goes kickstarter
Original Source: Washington Post

Kickstarter re-commits to ideas instead of pre-orders
Original Source: Boing Boing

Kickstarters accountability rules
Original Source: The May Sue
Additionally: Kickstarter
Additionally: NPR

Adult content allowed back on Project Wonderful
Original Source: Project Wonderful

Playboy playmate is a webcomic creator
Original Source: Penny Arcade

NYAN CAT Pasties
Original Source: Etsy

Facebook to New Yorker: no nipples in your cartoons!
Original Source: The New Yorker

Edgy comic Bingo
Original Source: Robot 6

First Axe Cop Cartoon clip
Original Source: Spinnoff Online

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Just to let people know, The Webcomic Beacon Newscast will go on a Hiatus through the rest of the year. Holidays, plus historically slow news. There may possibly be a random episode, but we should be back in full swing come 2013!

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